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A guide to the Harold D. Huycke collection, 1868-2007
HDC1600 (SAFR 22224)  
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Description
The Harold D. Huycke collection, 1868-2007 (SAFR 22224, HDC 1600) consists of the papers of maritime historian Harold Huycke as well as papers and records he collected from other individuals and organizations involved in maritime history. The majority of the collection has been processed to the file unit level while the photographs have been mostly processed to the item level. The collection is open for use however see the section on Access for restricted material.
Background
Captain Harold D. Huycke, Jr. was a maritime historian of the Pacific Coast. He was the author of many articles and the book, "To Santa Rosalia: Further and Back" (1970), a detailed history of a dozen German sailing ships detained in Mexico during the First World War. In 1957, he was employed by the state of California to prepare, man and deliver the C.A. THAYER from Puget Sound to San Francisco, and she is now one of the San Francisco National Historical Park's historic vessels moored at Hyde Street Pier. Huycke was a research associate of the San Francisco Maritime Museum for 57 years and conducted hundreds of oral histories with seafaring men and some of their relatives to help document West Coast maritime history.
Extent
215 linear ft.
Restrictions
Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.
Availability
This collection is open for use unless otherwise noted.